For Retirement (By John O’Donohue)
This is where your life has arrived,
After all the years of effort and toil;
Look back with graciousness and thanks
On all your great and quiet achievements.
You stand on the shore of new invitation
To open your life to what is left undone;
Let your heart enjoy a different rhythm
When drawn to the wonder of other horizons.
Have the courage for a new approach to time;
Allow it to slow until you find freedom
To draw alongside the mystery you hold
And befriend your own beauty of soul.
Now is the time to enjoy your heart’s desire,
To live the dreams you’ve waited for,
To awaken the depths beyond your work
And enter into your infinite source.
Bob Williamson officially retires this Wednesday, October 31, 2018. Thank you for 28 years of service to our church community, Bob! You are deeply loved!
The following are some pictures from our services on Sunday where we prayed over Bob and Margie, as well as a couple from the luncheon afterward.